Journalism school

A journalism school is a school or department, usually part of an established university, where journalists are trained. An increasingly used term for a journalism department, school or college is 'J-School'. Many of the most famous and respected journalists of the past and present had no formal training in journalism, but learned their craft on the job, often starting out as copy boys/copy girls. Today, in many parts of the world it is usual for journalists to first complete university-level training which incorporates both technical skills such as research skills, interviewing technique and shorthand and academic studies in media theory, cultural studies and ethics.

Historically, in the United Kingdom entrants used first to complete a non media-studies related degree course, giving maximum educational breadth, prior to taking a specialist postgraduate pre-entry course. However, this has changed over the last ten years with journalism training and education moving to higher educational institutions. There are now over 60 universities in the UK offering BA honours degrees in journalism. Postgraduate courses are more well-established, some of which are either recognised by the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) or the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ).

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5 districts form group to address education funding, issues

Dothan Eagle 20 Nov 2019
(AP) — Several Rhode Island school districts have banded together to address education challenges ... The Providence Journal ... Pearson and others say charter schools siphon funds away from traditional school districts....

Pennington County auditor reconsiders plan to move voting sites from schools

Rapid City Journal 20 Nov 2019
Parents, staff and district leadership have been raising safety concerns about schools serving as polling sites for several years, especially after the February 2018 school shooting in Parkland, Fla., RCAS spokeswoman Katy Urban previously told the Journal ... Several school board ......

Chavez back for 2nd stint with New Mexico Athletic Commission

Rio Rancho Observer 20 Nov 2019
(Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal) ... Pantoja, in a text to the Journal, said he planned to stay involved in combat sports ... Bustos was a star basketball player at West Las Vegas High School ... DeLaCruz wrestled for Rio Grande High School and UNM ... Efforts by the Journal to reach ......

Five Matt Wilhelm Award finalists named

The Morning Journal 20 Nov 2019
The following are the finalists for the Wilhelm Award, given to the outstanding high school football player in the Morning Journal coverage area. The winner will be announced Monday, Nov. 25 ... For the season, the senior completed 145 of 230 passes (63%) for 1,913 yards and 30 touchdowns, a school record ... .......

Nov 19 Meet the unsung heroes of the Netherlands Core

The Hofstra Chronicle 20 Nov 2019
“I regret that it was late, but I think if I ever get the opportunity to go back to school, even today, I would take it ... My favorite thing in school was journalism; it’s something I always wanted to do ... We don’t pay attention to it, but for me school was the best thing....

Lincoln teen on his vaping habit: 'It was addicting'

Lincoln Journal Star 20 Nov 2019
Draven Long has played sports for most of his life, and he was on the football team at Lincoln High School ... It's not a shock, however, to Russ Uhing, director of student services for Lincoln Public Schools ... Become a member and help support journalism at a special rate....

Texas Tech commit Blidi has come a long way for Portales (w/ updated football brackets)

Albuquerque Journal 20 Nov 2019
Texas Tech was one of 10 schools that offered Blidi a scholarship ... Blidi said the in-state schools were under consideration “for a while, but as the process went along, I started trying to see my options.” ... Featured Sports From the newspaper High School Prep Football Sports. Advertisement ... Subscribe to the Albuquerque Journal for only $10. ....

New Mexico may form hate-crimes unit after Texas massacre

Elko Daily Free Press 20 Nov 2019
19, 2019 asked the Legislature to provide funding for five new employees as a precaution against potential attacks on public schools, retail stores and other vulnerable public venues ... disciplinary problems at school ... Become a member and help support journalism at a special rate....

Shooting deaths rattle small, tight-knit US Hmong community

Independent Record 20 Nov 2019
The community has done better than other ethnic groups in graduating from high school and avoiding gangs, he said ... Become a member and help support journalism at a special rate ... Ramakrishnan, associate dean of the University of California, Riverside, School of Public Policy....

Commentary: In Santa Clarita, grace, not anger, fuels the healing process

Elko Daily Free Press 20 Nov 2019
Students say the Pledge of Allegience as thousands gather at Central Park in Santa Clarita to remember those killed (two plus the shooter) and wounded in the Saugus High School shooting on Nov ... "Grace Baptist has been ministering to some of these high school kids since they were very small."....

AP Was There: Native Americans take over Alcatraz Island

Elko Daily Free Press 20 Nov 2019
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Handling hearts, brains and lungs gives Forsyth students a chance to study the human body

Winston-Salem Journal 19 Nov 2019
Erin Hall touched all the skulls, hearts, diseased lungs and other human body parts on display Thursday at East Forsyth High School ... Wake Forest School of Medicine Rolling Bones. Hall, a senior at East Forsyth, was among about 60 students at the school who participated in a hands-on learning program called the Rolling Bones ... Allison Lee Isley/Journal....

Interested in aviation, culinary arts? APS is opening a new career academy

Atlanta Journal 19 Nov 2019
Atlanta Public Schools plans to open the Atlanta College & Career Academy at the start of the 2020-2021 school year.  ... home high school. . The school board approved the program nearly a year ago ... Support real journalism. Support local journalism....